Thank a Farmer Dash

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Ebensburg, PA, USA
18 Nov, 2023 (Sat)

Running

5 km, 10 km

Walking

5 km

About the event

Thank your local farmers by participating in the second annual Thank a Farmer Dash, 5k, 10k, and Family Fun Walk!!!

November is a time for giving thanks for all of the things in our lives. The bountiful feast that we will all enjoy on Thanksgiving is the result of the hard work of farmers. Locally grown food looks and tastes better, is better for you, preserves genetic diversity, is safe, supports local families, builds a strong community, preserves open space, reduces taxes, and invests in our future! Unfortunately, despite all of these great benefits, small farms are disappearing at an alarming rate! It is up to us to change this!

To support our small farmers in Cambria and Indiana counties, we’ve set up a fund at the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies. The purpose of the fund is to provide small grants to support business plan development that focuses on sustainable (profitable) farming models, including providing match funding for sustainable farming projects and the development of conservation best management practices.

All proceeds from this race are deposited in this fund for future grant-making and support for our local small farmers. Join us for a great event while supporting a vital cause! Because of you, in 2023, we were able to award our FIRST two grants of $1,500 each to the Mytrysak Family Tree Farm and Mother Earth Farm to support different components of their individual business plan models.

Pre-registration by November 1st, 2023.
$25 for 5K Family Fun Walk
$25 for 5k
$35 for 10k
$15 Kids Ages 3-12 years (all races)
Kids under 3 are free but will not receive race medals or T-shirts

Day of Details
*8:00 am: Check-in/Registration starts
9:00 am: Race Begins

Same Day Registration:
5K and 5K Family Fun Walk $30.00 per person
10K: $40 per person
Kids Ages 3-12: $20 for all races
Kids under 3 are free, but will not receive race medals or T-shirts
(T-shirt not guaranteed)

Prizes will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd male and female overall for both Runners and Walkers in the 5k and Runners in the 10k.

Races offered by this event

Thank a Farmer Dash 5K

18 Nov, 2023 (Sat) - 09:00
Running
5 km
Solo
On site
Road

Thank a Farmer Dash 10K

18 Nov, 2023 (Sat) - 09:00
Running
10 km
Solo
On site
Road

Thank a Farmer Dash 5K Family Fun Walk

18 Nov, 2023 (Sat) - 09:00
Walking
5 km

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